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Yule Surname Origin
1) (Origin Saxon) Christmas, borrowed from this festival, or the time of nativity. From a personal nickname for someone born on this day. 2) (Origin Greek) a wood, a forest.
Surname Variations: Yell, Yoel, Yoell, Youell, Youhill, Yol, Yole, Youle, Youll, Yul, Yuel, Yuille, Yule, Yuile, Yuill, Yulle
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Yule Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Yule family history than the origin of your surname:
A Yule Family History Thought:
'If your descent is from heroic sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.' --Nicholas Boileau